IDHC’s Diabetes Wellness Workers promote diabetes awareness from an Indigenous perspective and assist Indigenous communities in identifying appropriate resources and services, planning, prevention and awareness strategies and coordinating community/regional programs and events based on community needs.

Diabetes Wellness Workers also provide information sessions, information booths, presentations, resources and workshops to communities as requested. To request a presentation or workshop, please complete our service request form.

To see what events are happening in your area check out our events calendar.


Some of the presentations, workshops and coaching opportunities available:

  • Healthy Eating
  • Physical Activity
  • Stress Management
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Cooking Demos
  • 13 Grandmother Moons Teachings
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Diabetes Emergency in the Workplace
  • Sweetgrass Fitness
  • Sweetgrass Yoga
  • And many more …

Diabetes wellness worker contacts

Diabetes Wellness Coordinator (South)


(905) 388-6010

Hamilton, ON

Diabetes Wellness Worker (East)


(613) 697-6604

Curve Lake First Nation, ON

Diabetes Wellness Worker (West)


(519) 750-0893

Six Nations of Grand River Territory

Diabetes Wellness Worker (Central)


(705) 220-8910

Barrie, ON

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